House of Commons Journal Volume 8
13 March 1662

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 13 March 1662', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 385-386. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26478 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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Jovis, 13 die Martii, 14 Car. Regis.

Prayers.

Hilton's Charities.

A BILL for settling the charitable Uses upon the Will of Henry Hilton Esquire, was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, upon the Question, That this Bill be read the Second time, the First Bill To-morrow Morning.

Silk-dying.

Ordered, That the Grand Committee for Trade do receive the further Report from the Sub Committee by them appointed, touching the Abuses in the heavy Dying of Silk, at their Sitting To-morrow in the Afternoon; and proceed therein.

Deane Forest.

Sir William Doyley reports, That Sir Baynham Throgmorton, Himself, and Sir William Lowther, had, according to the Order of this House, attended the Lord High Treasurer of England, in relation to the Matter concerning the Forest of Deane, recommended by this House to his Lordship: And that his Lordship had been pleased to return his Report therein in Writing: Which he brought up, and delivered in at the Clerk's Table.

Wey Navigation.

A Bill for settling and maintaining the Navigation of the River Wey was this Day read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read again, the Second time, on Saturday next.

Customs.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to which the Bill concerning his Majesty's Customs, was committed, be heard the first Business To-morrow Morning.

Dover Pier.

Ordered, That the Report, from the Committee, touching Dover Pier, be heard To-morrow.

Militia.

The House then resumed the Matter upon the ingrossed Bill for the ordering the Forces in the several Counties of this Kingdom.

Another Proviso was tendered to be added to the Bill.

And the Question being put, That the said Proviso be read;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir James Langham, Tellers for the Yeas: 51.
Sir Thomas Lee, With the Yeas,
Sir John Duncombe, Tellers for the Noes: 116.
Sir John Talbott, With the Noes,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Another Proviso was tendered and read, for administring an Oath to the Officers of the Militia.

The Question being put, That the said Proviso be rejected, and laid aside;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Another Proviso tendered, touching the Ordering and Disposing of the Forces of the City of London: And the same being once read;

Exceptions to a Member's Speech;

Alderman Fowke, one of the Burgesses for the City of London, standing up to speak in Behalf of the Proviso; and, under that Pretence, digressing into a long Speech against the whole Substance of the former Proviso, in the Bill concerning the Forces of the City of London; and having therein let fall several factious and dangerous Expressions, tending to belmish the Honour and Justice of this House, and their Proceedings; and pretending he had Direction from the City for bringing in the Proviso;

But it being informed, that the said Alderman had solicited and endeavoured to incense the City, and beget in them an ill Opinion of the Proceedings of the House; and that the Proviso was contrary to the Judgment, and without the Direction, of the City;

And the Alderman having heard some of the Expressions, by him uttered, read unto him; and endeavouring to explain himself, but without Satisfaction, to the House, as to several of the Particulars;

And being, by Order, withdrawn;

The Question being put, That Alderman Fowke be called in; and do receive a severe Reprehension from this House;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That Alderman Fowke do receive this Reprehension in his Place;

It passed in the Negative.

The Question being put, That he do receive a severe Reprehension at the Bar;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That from the Bar he be sent to the Tower of London;

It passed in the Negative.

Reprehended at the Bar.

And the said Alderman being accordingly brought to the Bar; and being upon his Knees; Mr. Speaker gave him a grave and severe Reprehension for his Miscarriages:

And so he was dismissed into his Place.

Militia.

The Proviso concerning the City of London being read the Second time;

Resolved, &c. That the said Proviso be rejected, and laid aside.

A Proviso touching the Hamlets of the Tower was thrice read.

Resolved, That the said Proviso be added to, and made Part of the Bill.

A Proviso for Soldiers not to be compelled to march out of the Kingdom, contrary to the Law, was Three times read.

Resolved, That this House doth agree to the said Proviso: And that the same be made Part of the Bill.

The Question being put, That the Words "Three Years" be inserted in the Proviso for London;

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That the Parenthesis of Notice be omitted in the Bill.

Which was accordingly done at the Clerk's Table.

Another Proviso was tendered.

Resolved, That the same be laid aside.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Bill, so amended, and with the Provisoes agreed to be made Part thereof, do pass.

Resolved, That the Title of the said Bill shall be, An Act for ordering the Forces in the several Counties of this Kingdom.

And Sir William Compton is to carry up the said Bill to the Lords.

Committees.

Resolved, That all Committees, which were to meet this Afternoon, be adjourned; and sit To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, at the Places formerly appointed.

And then the House adjourned till Eight of the Clock To-morrow Morning.